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the use of deadly chemical weapons. . the president has not made a final decision on military options but appears to be moving closer to using force. >> in no event are we considering any military action that would involve boots on the ground, that would involve a long-term campaign. but we are looking at the possibility of a limited, narrow act that would help make sure that not only syria, but others around the world understand that the international community cares about maintaining this chemical weapons ban. >> we'll have the very latest developments this hour, including graphic video of a purported new chemical attack. is the president doing the right thing if he goes it alone? what will it mean for america if he does? i'll talk to hans blix, the former chief united nations weapons inspector. >>> plus, the nfl's land mark concussion settlement. what it means for the sport and the safety of the players. i'll talk exclusively to jim mcmahon who is suffering from dementia. he has a lot to say on the game, the risks and his life right now. >> a lotd to lot to get there on the ehuge e
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>>> you're watching "worldwide exchange." i'm ross westgate. a recap of the headlines. the u.s. government says it is still seeking an international coalition on syria, playing down speculation it will go alone. this after british lawmakers vote against taking action for the alleged use of chemical weapons. >>> volatility continues ahead of india's crucial gdp release with growth expected to stay below 5% at decade lows. >>> and shares of kpn plunge after carlos slim and america movil says it could drop the bid for the telecom group following a dutch foundation's move to block the takeover. >>> zurich insurance says it is looking into whether undue pressure was put on its late cfo before his death. also confirming the presence of a suicide note that mentions joseph ackermann. >>> hello, welcome to the last "worldwide exchange" of the week. plenty to get through, though, on today's program. l'oreal jumped. is the world's biggest cosmeticmaker putting on the final touches to buy a stake of nestle. >>> hamburg is one of the world's busiest ports. we'll be in hamburg to discuss at
in for piers tonight. we want to well ccome our cnn viewers tonight in the u.s. and around the world there is breaking news in the show down with syria. president obama making a case for a military strike possibly. he says there is clear proof the regime was behind the use of deadly chemical weapons. the president also says he has not yet made a final decision on his military options, but he certainly appears to be moving closer and closer to using force. >> in no event are we considering any kind of military action that would involve boots on the ground, that would involve a long-term campaign, but we are looking at the possibility of a limited, narrow act that would help make sure that not only syria but others around the world understand that the international community cares about maintaining this chemical weapons ban. >> we'll have the very latest developments this hour including graphic video of a new chemical attack. and is the president doing the right thing if he goes at it alone? will it mean for america if he does? i'll talk to the former chief of the united nations weapon
of us know this is the true place, the mother ship. [applause] so i wanted to start this morning by paying tribute. the reality tv rush hour-free zone, which is one of its appeals. now, i can't claim and i am not a true native chataquan like many of you, that go back four, five, seeven six generations. in fact, i grew up outside of boston, massachusetts. i am a patriots fan. admittedly behind enemy lines here in buffalo bills territory. but i was born in buffalo general hospital. so, mr. president, i'd like to apply again for citizenship in chaw tack qua nation. -- chautauqua nation. i'm pleased to be discussing diplomacy. i'm glad that chautauqua has decided to spend some time talking about this venerable art, sometimesis understood, stiemsma lined, but always important as diplomacy. i'm a former career american diplomat. i served five presidents between my first job. i was the lowest ranking person in the u.s. government. i was an intern at our ambassador in mauritania in west africa in 1980. until my last job as undersecretary of state in 2008. and you now have the privilege o
that and more coming up on this hour of "markets now." ♪ good to have you with us here on monday. dagen is off on vacation this week, but we have a lot to talk about, brian westberry starting off on the economy. keep in mind, brian, he's been on a lot, and what he says, it's a plow horse economy, that's cue to do whatever you want to do, but he uses that phrase. we'll see how long it takes to get into it. after closing down for three straight weeks, the dow kicking off the week here higher. let's look at the markets now. lauren is on the floor today at the new york stock exchange. good morning. >> good morning. just as we started speaking, the dow industrials hitting fresh highs for the day. we don't have a huge move, but nudges, the biggest seen so far today. three green arrows across the board. facebook, they are hitting almost 42 a share right now, and so we'll see if we can get to 45. there's a lot of folks who bought facebook last may at $45 a share. that's powering techs higher today, and if you look at the dow industrials, the biggest gainer is home depot. that's a nearly 3% gain there,
there's a survey of the top female economists in the u.s. to see who they support. find out what they say. we'll see you back here next weekend. have a great weekend. >>> hello, everyone. a look at the top stories this hour in the "cnn newsroom." u.s. embassies and consulates are locked tight today. fear of a terror attack has them on high alert. americans are urged to stay vigilant. >>> people on venice beach in california on the board walk there ran for their lives as a hit and run driver swerved in to the crowd. a woman on her honeymoon was killed. the driver now under arrest. and breaking news about a-rod's future in major league baseball. all linked to a doping scandal. >>> and more on that breaking news right now in major league baseball. the steroid investigation, "usa today" is reporting yankees third baseman alex rodriguez will be suspended through the 2014 season. that suspension comes tomorrow. the paper also says a-rod will appeal that suspension. that appeal would leave him eligible to play tomorrow night in the yankees game against the white sox. let's bring in andy
. so you have to make every possible effort for every possible child so that they can help us fix the mess we left. we have left them a huge problem . we don't have enough time ourselves. they have to come along. we're giving them a huge burden. as seen in to help us save us in themselves. so i hope that the adults can to keep to that. of course it is hopeful that people like the pentagon and we have shown the phone with the united nations, looking into it. we are about done for the evening. we want to thank you and park roads books here for having me. the documentary. my literary agent. for making this possible think you for coming. i appreciated. [applause] update. >> visit booktv.org to watch any of the programs you see here on line. type the author or book title in the search bar on the upper left side of the page and click search. you can also share anything ec easily by clicking share of the upper left side of the page and selecting the format. book tv strains live for 48 hours every weekend with top nonfiction books and authors. booktv.org. >> a panel on civil liberties and
>> dubois: tonight, the u.s. takes action against the terror threat. the u.s. embassy in yemen is evacuated and an american drone delivers a deadly message to al qaeda. bob orr has the latest. the army psychiatrist defending himself in the fort hood massacre trial tells the court the evidence will clearly show he is the shooter. anna werner is there. a former president known as a fitness buff winds up in the hospital for treatment of a clogged artery. dr. jon lapook tells us about the procedure used on george w. bush and many other americans. and one year ago, curiosity dropped in on the neighbors. >> touchdown confirmed. (cheers and applause) >> dubois: ben tracy on what we found and where we go from here. captioning sponsored by cbs cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> dubois: good evening, scott is on assignment, i'm maurice dubois. the united states took both offensive and defensive action today in response to the worldwide terror threat. that threat had already caused the state department to put out an alert for americans traveling overseas and shut dow
. great to have you with us. i'm jenna lee. welcome to "happening now." >> i'm gregg jarrett in for jon scott. the man suspected of kidnapping 16-year-old hannah anderson, james lee dimaggio, shot dead after a highly specialized fbi team tracks them down in very remote wilderness preserve. they were first spotted last week by a pair of horse riders saying the pair seemed out of place. instinctively they knew something wasn't right. >> she was kind of had a scared look on her face when i first come up the trail. we didn't know if it was from the horses or what. but then when i turned and talked to him a little bit, i just, just had a gut feeling about him. jenna: thank fully for that gut feeling. something changed. they didn't make the connection until they returned home and saw the girl's photos on the news. our will carr is live in boise, idaho, with the very latest on this. so, will, exactly where did those witnesses run into dimaggio and hannah? >> reporter: well, good morning, jenna. they tell us that they ran into them in a very isolated area that had very rough terrain. in fact th
for military action. we'll have more from john harwood in just a few minutes. >>> here in the u.s., dozens of wildfires burning this morning across the west. one of the most severe is raging out of control in the mountains of northern california. the latest reports say the giant wildfire has charred 15,000 acres within yosemite national park. a live report from scott cohn who is on the ground there in the next hour. joe. >>> let's check on the markets this morning around the world. talk about the u.s. first. kind of a healing week last week after a couple of rough ones. but not a lot of great action today. if you are hoping for a rebound in the averages, down about 18 points or so. as far as energy prices, we'll take a look at the oil boards right now. we've got not a whole lot happening. 106 or so. the dollar's been quiet recently as the euro's been around 1.33. there's the ten-year at 2.82. a lot of people going to watch obviously what happens there. a lot of the equity action on what happens. 2.82. we can take that a little bit more than when we were thinking about it. been there. kind
discussions with my national security team. if the assad regime used chemical weapons on his own people, that that would change some of our calculations, and the reason has to do with not only international norms, but also america's core self interests. >> the army major convicted of killing 13 people at fort hood in texas has been sentenced to die. nadal hassan was sentenced earlier today. that sentence will be automatically appealed. >> on the 50th anniversary of martin luther king's "i have a dream" speech, thousands gathered in washington, d.c. again. former presidents, celebrities and every day americans were there. >> near two weeks, firefighters are till fighting that fire out in california. we'll have the latest news coming up at 11:00 here on aljazeera. ♪ theme ♪ theme >> as the u.s. may be drawing closinger to intervention in syria polls vin to show a large majority of americans oppose military action. how can the u.s. build an international coalition when its leaders can't build one here at home? also, twitter, google and "the new york times" websites suffer cyber attacks
a big deal if it is the majority over the minority. they will always use the powerful versus powerless argument. blacks have been persecuted for centuries, but that to me is illusion of help, for the powerless are attacking the powerless more than anybody else. it is black against black crime that's really the issue. constantly turning it into a race thing doesn't help anybody, especially when you always point to race as the origin of everything. it doesn't cause any real -- >> whites generally attack whites. >> exactly. >> if you look at it. good point. >> dana, we contacted reverend al sharpton, didn't respond. contacted department of justice, didn't respond. naacp, did not respond. cory booker, because bob mentioned cory booker earlier, didn't respond. white house did respond, sent us old talking points about bullying and school safety. >> again, it is bullying, though, see the point, they changed it. >> i think the white house was right to do that. i would have done the same in that position, but they are vulnerable in that when president obama decides to comment on one local case,
secretary of defense kitty mcfarlane joining us to talk about what president obama should do about it now. ashley: home prices omri's the the kissel report is a look in the rear view mirror. what does it mean in the keys of rising interest rates? lori: the above administration's economic team, charlie gasparino's exclusive reporting and who could be next to join the lineup. dennis: is not your father's would remark and was your father's it senior chinese communnst official or russian oligarchic. a new brand of luxury emerge in as global wealth disperses to less than 1%. cheryl: sandra smith is at the cme has oil jumps 3%. let's begin with lauren simonetti at the stock exchange where the dow is down big. lori: near session lows, 3 points away, the stock is intensifying as we get later into this session. we get economic data, it wasn't terrible on home prices and consumer confidence but nonetheless syria being the main headline this is what investors are focused on. is not the only culprit to the. we can't forget the debt ceiling, the fed pays back, all these are painting a picture is that
he go from a westernized eye doctor to becoming the president of syria using chemical weapons to massacre his own people. i appreciate you both being here. you interbothed bashar and his father -- >> yes, i did. >> what is your impression of this man? >> i interviewed him very early in his term as president. and he was an unknown. whereas his father had been really ruthless, but he was tough, ruthless, clever, and the son was an unknown quantity. >> despite his western leanings because he had been in london for so long -- >> yes, and i think there were some hopes that syria could be broken off from iran at that point, strategically. >> and ed this is not a guy who resembled your saddam hussein and gadhafis. how he has turned out to be very similar to those guys. >> he inherited a legacy from his father, and that background was always there, and he was surrounded by his father's strong men. he was torn between two worlds, one with the british wife, him being english speaking, enthralled by the internet and wanting to connect syria to the rest of the world, and then he had his f
waiting for you. >> we've been waiting for you guys. so excited you're able to watch us. >> watch us drink in the morning. >> yes. >> okay, anyway, we have to go on record saying we were wrong about "the voice." >> oh, were we. i wonder why? >> here's the thing, there were six singers left yesterday and both of us were called upon to choose which one would be eliminated. only one was going to be eliminated last night, and after a lot of rigger ma role, we both thought we liked her, but amber carrington from team adam was ready to go. this was amber's moment. >> i have the name of the next person advancing to the semifinals. let's get to it. amber carrington from team adam! and adam is relieved. america keeps her in the game. amber moves on. >> i love you. i love you. oh, i love you. >> okay. >> little love fest happening. >> something special happening. >> now we're going to choose again. it came down to the swan brothers, who you saw. and holly tucker. both from team blake. we're going to watch a couple of segments. please, don't speak. ♪ ♪ >> okay, of those two, who do you think? >>
&p is down 2%. show us the interest-rate sensitive group for the month. the s&p down 2%. 8% decline in reits, 5.5% in utilities, 4% in telecom. that's where the damage is. when is somebody going to say bonds are starting to look attractive? here's the lqd. it's down 10% in the last month. this is the biggest corporate bond etf out there. today, the yield is 4% on this. 4%. now, i'm sure there's corporate bonds individually yielding 5% with durations not too far out there. it's starting to look attractive. that's at least my opinion. i'm waiting for somebody else to start saying that. i think bonds are poised to do well after the september 17th fed meeting. a lot of people seem to feel that way. if bonds are being sold, here's a question people are asking, if bonds are being sold and stocks are being sold in the united states, where's the money going? a lot of people have been putting money into europe in the last couple of months, but look, europe is starting to look topee. it topped out in the middle of last week. the big question here is, where is the excess money going to be going, and a
>> schieffer: today on "face the nation," america on edge as the u.s. government issues a worldwide terror alert. 22 u.s. embassies are closed because officials say they've uncovered a possible terror threat from al qaeda. we'll have reports on that and get the latest from the chairman of the house homeland security committee, michael mccaul. then we'll turn to the week's other big story-- the fallout from russia granting asylum to n.s.a. leaker edward snowden. >> russia has stabbed us in the back and each day that snowden is allowed to roam free is another twist of the knife. >> schieffer: we'll hear from new york democrat chuck schumer and we'll talk with house budget committee chairman paul ryan. plus analysis from the "washington post's" dan balz, author of the new book "collision 2012." peggy noonan of the "wall street journal." barton gellman of "time" magazine and the "washington post." david sanger of the "new york times," and cbs news political director john dickerson. a lot to cover, but it's what we do on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in was
for the use of chemical weapons then the assad regime which is involved in a civil uh war, trying to protect itself, will have received a pretty strong signal that, in fact, it better not do it again. and that doesn't solve all the problems inside of syria. you know, it obviously doesn't end the death of innocent sieve yan -- civilians inside syria. we hope political transition can take place. we are prepared to work with anybody -- the russians and others -- to try to bring the parties together to resolve the conflict. but we want the assad regime to understand that by using chemical weapons on a large scale against their own people, against women, against infants, against children, that you are not only breaking international norms and standards of decency, but you are creating a situation where u.s. national interests are affected. that needs to stop. >> this news comes as the obama administration is accusing syria of, quote, hiding behind russia. according to the kremlin the presidents of russia and iran spoke by phone today. afterwards they announced opposition to a military strike in r
" is following the new information on the global terror threat that is keeping more than a dozen u.s. embassies and consulates closed throughout the week. moments ago the state department gave an update on this ongoing threat. >> we are going to keep evaluating information as it comes in, keep analyzing the various intelligence that we're getting in regard to this stream. that's why you saw yesterday we announced that some would be reopening and some would be -- additional consulates and embassies would be closing today. we're going to keep analyzing the information and making adjustments where we need to. >> despite the threat, more than half a dozen u.s. embassies have reopened today, including kabul, baghdad, and tel aviv. 19 outposts will remain closed until at least saturday. 15 of them were closed yesterday. four diplomatic posts were added today, including madagascar, rwanda. while speaking with nbc's chuck todd this morning, congressman adam shif, a member of the house intelligence committee who's been briefed on threat, stressed how serious the administration is taking this. >> there's
red sox, it went for $70 million, which is less than 7% of its price in 1993. used to be that the newspapers were the big solid businesses that would buy up comparably wobbly baseball teams. the "chicago tribune" newspaper bought the chicago cubs in 1981 but now it's the baseball teams that buy the wobbly major daily newspapers. if you put the worth of the red sox up against the price paid for the boston globe, it's not just that the team owner for the red sox could buy the boston globe, it's that he could easily buy it five times over, ten times over, 15 times over. or if it was a news magazine you were after, even you could buy an infinite number of major news magazines since you're getting close to dividing by zero when you're talking about major news magazines. "newsweek" was sold for one blessed dollar in 2010 for a man who promptly died in 2011. when news broke this weekend it had been sold again, the terms of the sale were not disclosed. do they really need to be? do you think it was more than a dollar this time or less than a dollar? there have been rumbling
, though, a downer for the broad market. bob pisani, put things in perspective for us today on the heels of what has been a record setter for this market. >> reporter: the big story is the constant commentary from the fed officials here. let's take a look at that, because that will determine what happens in the next couple of months. the bottom line is the fed hawks and fed doves seem to be aligning, and the concept is tapering is imminent. if not in september, certainly by december. unless the data completely falls apart. the head of the cleveland head came out today, not a voting member, but she said she is prepared to scale back bond buying if the labor market improves. she is considered to be a moderate. all of them are saying essentially the same thing at this point. look at the dow. almost went positive late in the day. not quite. the bottom line is, the bond market -- the stock market and the bond market, neither one of them, are particularly falling apart as we've had this chorus of fed officials -- doves, moderates, and hawks -- all come out and say the tapering is imminent. loo
is this dance between using not a sailing of the government's temerity in refugee policy. in my day. but she is making it very painfully clear on the ground where she stands, and she has a fresh ink made. that is the dog tag with your signature on it, she gives it to people in europe who are trying to buy people's freedom. and i wish she had been more public about that but that is irrational, wants her to be a demigod but that doesn't mean i am not disappointed by it. does that make sense? thank you all very much. [applause] >> visit booktv.org to visit any of the programs use the online. the search bar on the upper left side of the page and click search. you can share anything you see easily by clicking share on the upper left side of the page and selecting the format. booktv streams live online 48 hours every weekend with top nonfiction books and authors. booktv.org. >> lewis lehman is next on booktv. lewis lehman served on president reagan's gold commission and called for a return to the gold standard which he argues will help improve our economy. this is about an hour. >> welcome to the
investor not done yet in a fox business exclusive. ichan tells us he is done biting dell's shares. today his company just released earnings. wait until you see how icon enterprises is really doing. and should you order up? a top money manager says that you would have to be crazy not to be invested in u.s. stocks right now. the dow 20,000 will happen. he will share his top stock picks with you. ito begins right now. ♪ good afternoon, everybody. i'm liz claman, the last hour of trading. well, another fed president to says depending upon certain metrics we should be ready to start tapering. the president of the cleveland federal reserve bank said this you would be ready to scale back the debt fed bond buying program if the labor market continues to improve, but she did not specify the timing on this. nonetheless, she is saying if we continue on this introductory we have been following right now, it should be time to soon start tapering. we will ask former treasury secretary paul o'neill about those comments and so much more, what he thinks washington should be doing to do the u.s. economy
should the u.s. be in syria. log on, tell us what you think. 44% say get out completely. 36% say only humanitarian aid. 11% support the u.s. giving weapons to the rebels. ambassador john bolton with what the u.s. should do now. martha: jack lew alerting congress the national credit card is almost maxed south again. he says come october we'll not be able to pay our bills unless we raise the at the country can borrow. the white house is warning of a possible financial crisis if we can't borrow any more. stuart, what do you make of this? >> here we go again. treasury secretary lew says we'll only have $50 billion in the bank cash on hands. we spend $9 billion every day. so $50 billion is far too close for comfort. president obama says he's not going to negotiate on this. he wants a clean bill, raise the debt ceiling, no other issues on the table, no strings attached. just let me borrow more by october so i can pay the bills. that's the statement from president obama no negotiations. that's not going down very well on wall street. they look at this and say here we go again and the dow jon
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. new word on the new life of laker edward snowden just as the u.s. envoy meets with russian aides to discuss the diplomatic fallout. a report from moscow. >> i want you to have this, this is really a gift from my brother and all the people online. i want you to have this and use it how you want. >> the man traveling coast to coast giving away hundreds of dollars to unsuspecting americans. could your hometown be next? >>> we begin with a worldwide heightened security threat. tod todayinter pole issued an extra security after recent prison breaks in iraq, libya and pakistan that could all be the work of al qaeda. it comes as the u.s. government issued its own worldwide travel alert for americans and orders 22 u.s. embassies and consulates across the muslim world to be closed tomorrow. u.s. officials tell nbc news it's based on a significant increase in chatter they intercepted in the region. >> we're taking concrete steps to make sure our personnel overseas are safe. >> what we can tell you, andrea, it is al qaeda linked. it emanates from the arabian peninsula. >> nbc news white hou
the figure that 300,000 people had died of starvation in that province alone. .. help us understand the events of the last 11 years in light of the history that you lay out here. >> the topic of crisis of leviathan is the growth of the government in the united states from the late 19th century to the late 20th century. that growth has many causes and i start up the book by making clear that i'm not offering a new favorite cause explanation for that complex development. it can be related and traced back to a great many changes in the nature of social and economic change during that period and changes in ideology and political changes of various sorts and so forth. but, my own development in that book focused on the fact that the growth of government over that century was not slow and steady. it was instead episodically interrupted by big lurches in this size, scope and power of the government. and at that time i began my work on the book in the late 1970s, most of the economists who were working were basically ignoring that profile. they were attempting to explain the long-term growt
. there is one person with us today who am compelled to recognize. the brains, charm, charisma and class of the mohler family -- mueller family. his wife, ann. [applause] she is is better wife. [laughter] bob mueller has spent his entire career in public service, with only a brief interim since the 1960 one he was a decorated marine for his service in vietnam. he has served in three cities of the united states attorney into districts, as the assistant attorney general for the criminal division, the deck but he attorney general, and most recently the director of the fbi. as he departs justice for the last time, hopefully, he will have held every position save attorney general. one has to wonder whether this time he is really living -- leaving for good. in this same hall, and generate 1993, we thought we were rid of him for good. there is no sense in warning today about what might happen tomorrow. george tenet as the director of central intelligence from 19 97, to 2004 per the second longest serving director in agency history. that role, he had the opportunity to work with bob in the three
is behind the administration's high anxiety? we'll hear from two leading u.s. senators including the top republican on the senate intelligence committee. >>> the snowden affair. russia gives him temporary asylum. how the obama administration is trying to win the debate over privacy versus security. >>> craving the spotlight. politicians and personal scandals. what makes them think they should stay in public life? inside on the pursuit of redemption from our political roundtable including the host of msnbc's "morning joe," joe scarborough. >>> and judgment day. the fate of some of baseball's biggest stars hangs in the balance as they face the prospect of severe penalties over steroid use. is it enough to restore trust in america's favorite pastime? perspective this morning as i talk with bob costas of nbc sports. >>> i'm david gregory. all that ahead on "meet the press" this sunday morning, august 4th. >> announcer: from nbc news in washington, the world's longest running television program. this is "meet the press" with david gregory. >> and good sunday morning. the u.s. is on high alert
of benghazi and of terrorism around the world. so dana, he has had death threats on him, he thanked the u.s. government keeping him safe through all of this. the administration has characterized this as hate speech, islam phobic, and he is trying to educate the world on something the administration says doesn't exist, that we're not at war with radical islam. what's wrong with that. >> coming up on a year since the benghazi attacks. i remember it was on a saturday morning i woke up, i sent an e-mail to greg and another friend and i said i cannot believe the united states of america, that the government is going to try to blame somebody who made a video for deaths of americans in libya. this can't possibly be happening. here we are a year later and he is in jail for unrelated reasons. probation violations and used an alias. it is not that he hasn't done anything wrong, when you've done something wrong you don't pick up everybody on a probation violation put a towel on their head, make them go to jail for the year, not the aclu or anyone from hollywood turned out to help this guy. the other t
securities, and also weighing on the market, the airlines got slammed. u.s. air down about 13%, as the doj decided to block the u.s. air/united merger. the big question here, they didn't block the other two mergers. why did they block this one? guys, it has people down here really scratching their heads. back to you. >> all right, thank you so much, bob. the news cycle definitely keeping us busy this august. it doesn't always do that. >> no, it does not. >> we're thankful for that. we want to talk more markets. another big story of the day, and joining us to break down the day, jeff from russell investment, mike from yahoo! finance and our own rick santelli. jeff, i want to start with you. we've seen the s&p 500 sort of creep higher, melt higher, if you will. the volatility is also falling. but everyone keeps saying volatility will be the breakout in the next couple of months. what are you looking for on the vix and what are you seeing in the world of volatility? >> i don't think we have a straight vix forecast, but i would say that we think that there are going to be fits and starts as fa
eastern. be sure to join us this evening for another of our town hall meetings. the focus today is unimplemented asian of the affordable care act. administration will delay implementation of the section of the law covering limits to out- of-pocket costs for consumers. we will check in on congressional town hall meetings around the nation and what questions members of congress are getting from their constituents. we'll get an update on court challenges to the law and check out the rollout of healthcare exchanges which is opposed to take effect by january 1 of next year. here is a brief art of tonight's program. i don't think you understand the law you are in charge of executing and enforcing. the clawback where you limit how much a person pays back, that is only a person who is eligible for a subsidy if their income changes in the year in which the subsidy takes place. person, -- if a person gets a subsidy they are not eligible for which will clearly be the case if your major enforcement tool, the employer mandate is not in place, the law requires you clawback 100 % of that subsi
>> despite the booze, a-rod hit a single. thanks for being with us tonight. see you again tomorrow night. go to gretawire.com. a lot happening. gretawire.com. good night from washington. good night from washington. guilffoyld and bob beckel and she naps on the deck of her malibu barbie dream house with dana perino. it is 5:00 and we are open for business. 20 embassies across the globe are closed this weekend due to terror chatter. well, not really across the globe, in certain parts of the globe. let me put it this way, if you are anywhere christians are welcome, you are okay. so they are closed for fear of attack, what movie is responsible for this? shark nato? "smores 2"? -- "smores 2"? but they don't just raise questions, they also raise the dead. i thought al-qaeda was deceased. now i realize it is the paul mccartney of terror groups and their death was a hoax. if al-qaeda is no longer a serious threat what constitutes a serious one? this? these? this? if al-qaeda was no longer a threat anthony wiener was no longer a perv. i am not making light of this. i never thought al-qaeda
correspondent kristin welker joins us from the white house. kristin, this is only the latest irritant between the two over syria and other issues. this snowden affair certainly was what set them over the edge. >> reporter: it was. this was sort of the straw that broke the camel's back. i've been talking to senior administration officials and they're really stressing that idea this afternoon, that russia's decision to grant snowden temporary asylum is a part of a number of tensions that have existed between the united states and russia leading up to today. that is something that they emphasized in the statement that they put out, andrea. i'll read you part of the statement by jay carney. he says, quote, given our lack of progress on issues such as missile defense and arms control and trade and commercial relations, global security issues, we have informed the russian government that we believe it would be more constructive to postpone the summit until we have more results from our shared agenda. so really pointing out a number of the issues that exist between the two countries, as you said, an
>> the spokesman told us that they explore the what-ifs in the world. we stand behind all of our content. that's it for "the lead." i will turn you over to wolf blitzer in "the situation room." mr. blitzer? >>> happening now, relations with russia. president obama calls off a meeting with president putin. and you have 15 years, oprah winfrey returns. the butler, racism in america, and the success of her own cable network. i'm wolf blitzer, you're in "the situation room." >>> president obama formally canceled the meeting next month with president putin. why? because of russia's offer of asylum to edward snowden. that is just the tip of an icebe iceberg. let's go live to our chief white house correspondent jessia yellin. she has all the latest for us. >> wolf, for a while the u.s. tried to reset relations for russia. if the administration had big hopes to reduce nuclear stockpiles or agree on how to press iran and syria for civility in the middle east. thanks to the breakdown in relations over edward snowden, now the goals are even further out of reach. also also set no thanks to r
's check in with dominik chu on what happened today. when will we hear from the nasdaq. dom, walk us through what happened today. >> let's get up to speed on the latest update around 3:41 eastern time. nasdaq said all operations were back to normal. we head into the "closing bell" with things at least relatively stable. at least that's the initial impression. earlier today, let's get you up to speed on what happened. as early as 12 or even before noon today we started to hear stories of trading anomalies around 12:20 they started to shut done stocks for trading p. this is taped c securities, one thing you might read about in the papers, going forward into tomorrow. nasdaq listed security here in the u.s. there was a problem with the pricing engine. they weren't able to get good date why out on prices so it affected the entire market. none of those nasdaq listed securities could trade. later on in the afternoon, we heard the nasdaq was going to try to restart things. this time they are going to restart things with 15-minute window where all they were going to do is aggregate and show
weekend. join us on tuesday. "squawk on the street" begins right now. ♪ >>> good friday morning. welcome to "squawk on the street." i'm carl quintanilla with kelly evans of the new york stock exchange along with mike santoli, senior columnist at yahoo! finance. faber and cramer are turning this weekend into a five-day weekend for david. good for them. futures like any great actor are asking what's my motivation today as likelihood of a strike on syria still very unclear. personal spending, barely rising. we're going the close out the month of august today thankfully barring a massive advance. it will be the worst month since may of 2012. europe still in the red as well after german retail sales unexpectedly dropped. >>> road map begins with markets in a holding pattern on this last trading day of the month. while deliberations by the u.s. and allies over intervention in syria stretch on. meantime, a new nbc news poll finds roughly half of americans are against military action. they are kicking off that iphone trade i told you about earlier. >>> and ge reportedly set to spin off its consu
. >> and "the daily news" calls him dead man playing. >> there's that too. >> with us on set pulitzer-prize winning historian jon meacham, president of the council on foreign relations, richard haas, nbc news political reporter kasie hunt and in washington columnist and associated editor for "the washington post" david ignatius. >> as a red sox fan, this bereeves me greatly. richbds haas, you're a yankee fan, let's gloat. they're going to get him out this year, next year. bob costas, coming talking about it. you get bob costas talking about anything, costas doesn't like to wake up early, can i tell you how big this is? bob costas is on the west coast. >> no. >> and getting up early to talk about "morning joe." >> this is when it's hitting the fan. >> exactly. i have no idea what you're talking about. >> or -- >> a-rod is in big trouble. life-long yankee fan you have to be glad this guy is going to get yanked, right? >> so to speak. your second punt of the morning, it's good he's getting yanked. may go on a little longer. he's appealing the suspension that will be announced today. ther
u.s. and russian diplomats are working in washington to repair damage caused after russia granted edward snowden asylum. secretary of state john kerry and his russian counterpart opened a meeting a couple of hours ago. kerry says they need to make progress on global trouble spots including syria. meantime, the state department is warning americans to avoid traveling to pakistan. that's after a specific threat forced the consulate there to evacuate. tina kraus has the latest. >> reporter: a threat to the u.s. consulate in pakistan's second largest city lahore has forced american diplomats out. the u.s. government ordered all nonessential staff to leave the area because of a possible attack. the consulate was already scheduled to be closed through sunday for a muslim holiday. >> this is a period where historically you have seen terrorist groups trying to attack. and so that adds to the sense of anxiety. >> reporter: the state department is advising u.s. citizens not to travel to pakistan. but u.s. officials say the consulate closure in lahore is not related to the closing of 19 u.s.
in the conversation. give us a call at 866-55-press, join us online at -- on twitter at bpshow, and of course, be our friend on facebook at facebook/billpressshow. give you a -- a kind of a little glimpse of how busy things are today. president obama's big day yesterday, it was a rainy day in martha's vineyard. he picked up lunch and then he and the first lady went out for dinner, and played a little basketball in the afternoon. and i hope he got a long nap in. the department of justice filed a to blocked the merger of two more air lines. the department of justice said this is just one merger too far. will it fly in found out on current tv. ♪ at 9 eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. (vo) sharp tongue. >>excuse me? (vo) quick wit. >> and yes, president obama does smell like cookies and freedom. (vo) and above all, opinion and attitude. >> really?! this is the kind of stuff they say about something they just pulled freshly from their [bleep
>> cool. >> thank you so much for joining us today. the markets, well, you know, we're actually doing better considering we've had a bad streak recently. as you can see, we're moving up by 32 points on the dow, inching further away from the 15,000 mark. it was looking precarious there for a moment. >> take care, everybody. see you tomorrow. >>> hi, everybody. we enter the final stretch. welcome to the "closing bell." i'm maria bartiromo with the new york stock exchange the market trying to break the losing streak. >> yes, looking good so far. a lot coming up over the next couple of hours, including more on what is going on with the government and jpmorgan chase and its ceo jamie dimon, yet another probe has been announced. i mean, i think there's, like, four of them out there in various parts of their business. >> four agencies. >> four agencies have announced probes into this bank, and now, noted bank analyst dick bove feels the end game may be the government is trying to break up jpmorgan and the culture created by jamie dimon. we'll talk about it, dick coming along. a great c
many believe will be the u.s.-led attack on syria. while the u.s. and other nations debate and prepare, the united states -- united nations is taking up the issue today but the war goes on. >>> back in the united states the big question for our economy is housing. is it in a comeback or a slowdown? >>> and our country, the united states of america, may be on the verge of becoming the world's low-cost manufacturer. heard it correctly. we'll find out whether longer term that's good for our quality of life and our economy. all of that is ahead. tyler is out this week. >>> we start with syria and where we stand. a senior u.s. official told cnbc, we are past the point of no return. an attack to begin within days. four guide missile destroyers as well submarines are maneuvering in the eastern mediterranean and loaded with tomahawk videos like this one in the file video. british propose a resolution at u.n. accusing syrian gov of carrying out chemical weapons attack. they complete their investigation this week in syria. u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon said today u.n. inspectors in syria ne
, and welcome, everyone. a surprising upgrade to the u.s. economy offsetting those tensions in syria. as a result, gold, oil and the emerging markets also easing for now. but what will the rest of september bring? >>> then, will we strike and if so when? president obama says no decision has yet been made on military action against syria. we will speak about that with a former u.s. ambassador to syria and former u.s. secretary william cohen also joins us. >>> and google co-founder brennan and his wife calling it quits. brennan supposedly involved with another google employee. >>> simon hobbs is my partner here at the nyse. simon? >> you have the u.s. economy trumping fears for the moment on the fed and certainly the crisis in syria. they're up 2.5%. stronger growth, though. still questions of what will happen in the second half of the year. if you look at the market, strong gains in the dow for the second session were up 67 points. boeing responsible for about a quarter of that gain. verizon, ibm, united health, procter & gamble also helping. and what has lifted us to the upside in eq
. >> reporter: this latest terrorist threat comes as the u.s. embassy faces violent street protests. they have beefed up additional security. >> reporter: in kabul. >> reporter: an embassy official said this is one of the most serious warnings they have received in a very long time. security measures that will take place include restricted movement. that means no embassy car will leave the compound. as for afghan staff, be they will not be coming in to work. >> reporter: the list could grow on monday. the state department warned of the potential for terror attacks by al qaeda and its affiliates. in the region and beyond from now until the end of august. and specifically citing attacks against subway and rail systems, aviation and maritime services. the most likely place for an attack, attacks possibly occurring in or emanating from the peninsula. >> i thank the strong cooperation they have offered when it comes to counterterrrorism. >> reporter: the british are closing their embassy in yemen for two days. members of congress were briefed by the vice president and other top officials. >> it is
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